Posts Tagged: employment screening and background checks

6 Tests Your Employment Screening Program Must Pass

Background screening for employment or retention is almost universal, but screening programs within organizations are not all equally effective. If an employer treats background screening like a task to be checked off the list, it can easily fall short of delivering the kind of performance enhancement it could deliver, and may expose the employer to… Read more »

[SlideShare] The Candidate Experience: What Helps? What Hurts?

When you’re hiring, you want to maintain as much of a competitive edge as when you’re marketing for new customers. Since your employees are your internal customers, they deserve to have a great experience working with you from the very beginning – including the application, screening, and selection process. Today’s candidates are largely in control… Read more »

How to Conduct an Employment Background Check

An employment background check can help you verify and uncover qualities and past behaviors that can significantly affect an applicant’s job performance. Astoundingly, a recent CareerBuilder.com survey reported that nearly 60% of hiring managers have discovered material misrepresentations on an applicant’s resume. And since these misrepresentations can range from stretching the truth to outright falsities,… Read more »

4 Components of a Solid Employment Screening Policy

Creating a consistent, compliant, cost effective employment screening program is not easy but it would be nearly impossible without a well-designed employment screening policy. An employment screening policy offers necessary guidance throughout the organization as to how screening should be performed. A well-devised employment screening policy will instill consistency and efficiency into the hiring process,… Read more »